DG3 Acquires Assets of The Ace GroupApril 2011
JERSEY CITY, NJ—DG3 North America, a provider of global graphic communication solutions, has acquired substantially all of the assets of The Ace Group, a full-service printing and electronic marketing solutions provider in New York.
The 40-year-old Ace Group is best known for providing integrated offset printing, personalized on-demand printing, e-mail marketing and mobile marketing solutions to clients ranging from the National Basketball Association, Time Out New York and Calvin Klein, which garnered national attention for unveiling a Calvin Klein QR code campaign in downtown Manhattan.
In connection with the acquisition of The Ace Group, DG3 will expand its interactive services group to provide mobile marketing solutions that are fully integrated into its offset, on-demand printing, Web and e-mail marketing solutions. In addition to this integration, DG3 will be expanding its North American digital output platform with the acquisition of a seven-color HP Indigo 7500 digital press that includes PMS spot color and HP's proprietary white ink capability.
"The acquisition of The Ace Group accelerates the growth and depth of DG3's Interactive Services group, which provides advisory services along with fully integrated printed and electronic communication solutions," notes Tom Saggiomo, DG3's CEO.
"Our industry is undergoing a significant evolution where print is just one means of reaching target audiences. We're focused on the full mix of communication channels, and are committed to providing advice and execution across all of these channels."